The effect of long-term swimming program on body composition, aerobic capacity and blood lipids in 14-19-year aged healthy girls and girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Sideravicite2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of long-term swimming program on body composition, aerobic capacity and blood lipids in 14-19-year aged healthy girls and girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Sandrija Sideraviciūte and Alina Gailiūnienė and Kristina Visagurskiene and Daiva Vizbaraitė},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={
          661-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of long-term swimming program on body composition, aerobic capacity, and blood lipid/cholesterol level. MATERIAL AND METHODS Nineteen girls aged 14-19 years with duration of diabetes of 8.1+/-0.9 years and 28 healthy girls aged 14-19 years participated in the study. Before and after 14-week swimming program, weight, height, and four skinfold thickness were measured, body mass index (kg/m(2)) and body fat mass (%) were calculated, blood lipid levels (total… CONTINUE READING